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In many cases in Birnbaum's exhibition, the intended "world" is identical with a space, from Tobias Rehberger's award-winning palazzo cafeteria prettification to Tomas Saraceno's giant web of elastic rope.
neither atavism nor prettification will cope with the ecologic crisis of
The 18th century witnessed the morphing of the renaissance garden into Baroque and Rococo designs; basically an embellishment or prettification of the basics.
While in the United States, as we have seen, it has been strongly criticized for its lack of realism and its prettification of what has been called the "existential tremendum" of the century, in Italy the situation is different (Liebman 22).
At costs equal to or exceeding the cost of braces, smile prettification via orthodontics is anything but cheap.
He has little use for prettification through genre or folk methods and little use for the concept of art as entertainment.
Central Birmingham was wrecked by appalling road planning and commercial development in the '60s; the prettification schemes of the early '90s did a little to ameliorate the worst of the horrors, but what the city needs now is guts and pride: more and better towers, arcades and shopping malls by all means, but ones with faith in the future rather than timid nostalgia for a past that never really existed.
Her combination of stark candor and playful fantasy distantly recalls the urban Gothic of Angela Carter, although stylistically, Liksom's wry, dispassionate reports appear to take their cue from the Finnish realists, who have long cultivated authenticity and spareness, shunning literariness and prettification.
My tart of asparagus and goat's cheese was a simple circle of decently-crisp pastry topped with the other ingredients with a mass of salad leaves for prettification.
Business leaders will inevitably ask why they should pay more, on top of already hefty rates bills, to extend the prettification of the city centre -a task that, arguably, should be carried out by the city council.